Buster Keaton's "Cops" (1922)
, Joe Roberts
, Eddie Cline
, Joseph Schenck
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"Cops" is a Joseph M. Schenck short comedy, starring Buster Keaton and featuring Joe Roberts, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.
Audio/Visual sound, color
The film is full of hilarious moments and demonstrates Buster Keaton's extraordinary athletic abilities. It enjoys a very strong 7.8 rating on IMDB. "Cops" was added to the National Film Registry in 1997 as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
Directed by Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
Produced by Joseph Schenck
Scenario by Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton
Starring Buster Keaton, Joe Roberts
Cinematography Elgin Lessley
Distributed by First National Pictures Inc.
Release date March, 1922
Running time 18 min.
Country United States
Language Silent film, English intertitles
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Fast moving, hilarious comedy full of pratfalls pranks and incredible physical feats. Keaton at his best!